QUELL, v.t.

1. To crush; to subdue; to cause to cease; as, to quell an insurrection or sedition.

2. To quiet; to allay; to reduce to peace; as, to quell the tumult of the soul.

3. To subdue; to reduce.

This quell'd her pride.

QUELL, v.i. To die; to abate.

QUELL, n. Murder. [Not in use.]